In Moscow held a military parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory
The main military parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war will start at 10.00 MSK on the red square in Moscow.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has postponed the parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of Victory on may 9 because of the complicated epidemiological situation at the end of may it was decided to move it to June 24.
In parade will take part more than 14 thousand troops, more than 200 pieces of equipment and 75 aircrafts. Parade formed from a 40 foot calculations, consisting of members of the armed forces and other law enforcement agencies, students and cadets of military academies, cadets of the Nakhimov and cadets, as well as yunarmeytsev.
The composition of the mechanized column included of 234 historical and current ground-based military equipment. For the first time on red square will be presented BMP-2 fighting compartment Berezhok, anti-aircraft artillery complex "Derivation-defense", the modernized tanks T-80БВМ, "Armata" with 57-mm weapon stations and T-90M with improved characteristics, reactive system of volley fire "Tornado-s", the complex army air defense medium-range "Buk-M3" anti-aircraft missile system s-300V4, heavy flamethrower system TOS-2, coastal missile complex "Ball" and anti-aircraft missile system s-350.
In the aerial part of the parade will be attended by 75 aircraft, four fifth-generation fighter, the su-57 and four supersonic fighter-interceptor MiG-31K with hypersonic aircraft missile complex "Dagger".
On red square will be shown some of the elements of the historic parade on 24 June 1945. For example, at the beginning of the parade will be filled with the "Jubilee greeting March". Marching band, which takes, will be submitted to the 900 musicians. Formed 11 "boxes" in historical uniforms, including a group carrying banners of the fronts of the great Patriotic war, the banner company with Battle flags best connections and military units of the period of 1941-1945, companies of infantry and militia, pilots, sailors, engineers, scouts and border guards.
Preparation for the parade took place under strict quarantine measures. Each front payment was accompanied by a group of military physicians. Placement of participants in the parade as well as buses, which brought them to workout, regularly disinfected, the military police provided access control, eliminating the contact of the parade with other people.
During training three times a week were rapid testing for COVID-19 personnel type and all, who provides the tasks in the preparation phase. On the website of the Ministry of defense reported that the infected with a new coronavirus infection no.
The parade will also include military personnel from 13 foreign countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Moldova, Mongolia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
This year for the Victory parade in Moscow will come the leaders of Belarus, Uzbekistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Serbia, South Ossetia and Abkhazia. It will also be the Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Sergei Lebedev, head of the ECE Mikhail Myasnikovich and CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas.
European countries will be represented at the level of Ministers and ambassadors. As expected from the German side participated in the Victory parade will Ambassador of Germany in Russia, France and the Czech Republic will also be represented by the ambassadors. In particular, from Venezuela will arrive the Minister for foreign Affairs, India and Turkmenistan – Ministers of defense.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow is taking the decision about the invitation to the Parade, the emphasis was on heads of the CIS States. He also noted that the Russian government is sympathetic to the fact that a number of the invited leaders will be able to come in connection with the spread of the coronavirus and the restrictions imposed.
All military parades will be held in 28 cities of Russia, including in 8 cities-heroes, their implementation will involve more than 64 thousand military, 2.4 thousand units of caterpillar, automotive and aircraft, and 20 surface ships, submarines and support vessels.
The Victory parade will also take place abroad, the Syrian Mamimi in the Russian group in Syria, it will be attended by more than thousands of Russian soldiers and members of the armed forces of Syria. It is also planned to air part of the parade, which will involve the Mi-8АТМШ, Mi-35, SA-342 Gazelle and the su-24, su-34 and su-35.